The Five Best Candles for a Little Self-Care

We've rounded up the five best candles you can buy to help you relax and unwind. So go ahead and treat yourself! You deserve it.

We all know the feeling. You've had a long day at work, you're stressed out, and all you want to do is relax. But what's the best way to unwind? A hot bath? A glass of wine? Well, we say it's time to up your self-care game. That's right, we've rounded up the five best candles you can buy to help you relax and unwind. So go ahead and treat yourself! You deserve it.

#1: Bath & Body Works Aromatherapy Stress Relief Eucalyptus + Spearmint 3-wick Candle


This Bath & Body Works candle is a classic for a reason. The eucalyptus and spearmint scent is refreshing and invigorating, perfect for when you need to clear your head. Plus, the three wicks mean that this bad boy will burn for a long time, giving you plenty of bang for your buck. (Pun intended.)

#2: Yankee Candle Coconut Beach Large 2-Wick Tumbler Candle

If beach holidays are more your speed, then this Yankee Candle is perfect for you. It features notes of coconut, pineapple, and grapefruit, which will transport you straight to the tropics. And at 22 ounces, it's one of the largest candles on our list, so you'll be able to enjoy it for weeks (or even months) to come.

#3: Nest New York Holiday Candle 

This candle from Nest New York is perfect for those who want to get into the holiday spirit without going overboard. The scent is festive but not overwhelming (think pomegranate, mandarin orange, pine, cloves and cinnamon with a hint of vanilla and amber). With it's glass design with a touch of golden, you could even get the matching Reed Diffuser so you're feeling relaxed in all your favorite rooms. 

#4: Diptyque Baies/Berries Scented Candle 

This luxurious candle from Diptyque is perfect for when you want to feel pampered. The Baies scent is a mix of blackcurrant leaves and Bulgarian roses, which comes together to create a floral but fresh smell. And at $60, it's definitely a splurge—but one that's worth it. Trust us.

#5: Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir Scented Home Candle 

Last but not least, we have this Jo Malone candle, which features notes of pomegranate seeds, lustrous amber, and dark woods. It's perfect for anyone who wants a rich and luxurious scent that's still grounded in nature. Plus, the sleek design means it would look great in any room of your house. 

There you have it! Our five favorite candles for some much-needed self-care. So go ahead and light one (or all) of them next time you're in need of some relaxation like reading you favorite fall book. You deserve it!